Affordable Health Care Update: Healthy Families, Healthy Communities

November 20, 2015

Healthy Families, Healthy Communities

  • Open Enrollment for health insurance coverage began November 1st and goes through January 31st, 2016. During this time, Americans will have the chance to go online and, with a few clicks on HealthCare.gov, find insurance companies competing for their business.
  • 17.6 million Americans have gained coverage since the introduction of the Affordable Care Act. Let’s help the 10.5 million remaining uninsured #GetCovered.
  • The White House launched the Healthy Communities Challenge on November 7th, asking leaders to encourage the remaining uninsured in their communities to enroll in healthcare coverage. The community that makes the most progress gets bragging rights, a healthier community, and a visit from President Obama.
  • The President spoke about the importance of getting covered in his Weekly Address: If You Haven’t Gotten Covered, Now’s Your Chance.
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